Now the hot topic in social media is the character of Karnan which is doing by two actors in our industry at the same time. 2 days back Prithviraj-RS Vimal team launched their next film titled Karnan in Dubai and they had already released the first look motion poster of the film as well. RS Vimal said that they will start the shooting once the scrip is completed and the film is a 50 crore budget film financed by Dubai businessman Venu Kunnappilly under his banner of Kavya Films.
Also Read : Did Mammootty lost the opportunity to play the role of Karnan ?
Mammootty starrer flick based on the same character is scripted by popular actor and writer P Sreekumar and will be directed by Madhupal. It also said to have 50 crore budget and producer’s name is not yet disclosed. But now another interesting information had come out about the film and script writer P Sreekumar said this himself. It was in fact Mohanlal who was the first choice of the writer. Later Mohanlal gave the character happily to Mammootty who was also very much interested to do the film after he read it.
P Sreekumar first went to Mohanlal with the script many years ago and Mohanlal agreed to do the film based on the character of Karnna as he loved the screenplay very well. But due to the big canvas of the film, production got a bit delayed and at that time Mammootty heard about the script and once he read it sitting in front of Sreekumar. After reading the script Mammootty was very much impressed and he said that he would love to do the film. When Mohanlal comes to know about Mammootty’s wish to do it, he happily said that the character will suit him and he happily given that project to Mammootty.
P Sreekumar also said that earlier M T Vasudevan Nair was approached to write the script of this film and later he told Sreekumar to write it himself because of his other commitments. Director Hariharan also wanted to make it as a film earlier. Prithviraj was also interested to hear the script some years back.